Mildmay International

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 5th March 2020.

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Photo of Rushanara Ali Rushanara Ali Labour, Bethnal Green and Bow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the cost-effectiveness of (a) maintaining the services provided by Mildmay Mission Hospital and (b) providing those services in NHS acute wards.

Photo of Rushanara Ali Rushanara Ali Labour, Bethnal Green and Bow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the cost to the public purse of a bed at (a) Mildmay Mission Hospital and (b) an acute ward at an NHS hospital for one night.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The national tariff is a set of prices and rules used by providers of National Health Service care and commissioners to deliver the most efficient, cost effective care to patients.

The tariff for Mildmay Mission Hospital tariff is 50% higher than the acute provider tariff.

Admissions to Mildmay Mission Hospital are based on agreed clinical criteria and on the ability of the service to meet a patient’s needs, and are not based on cost.

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